This position will be a Pharmacy Technician to support the Pharmacy Partners Program which extends the care of UK Healthcare pharmacy to patients of contracted entities in need of pharmaceutical care. This role provides the technical skills needed to help support the program. General technical duties are required with an emphasis on communication and customer service as well as coordination of delivery services. Will also serve as a courier for various needs of UK Healthcare Pharmacies. Will act as a participant in quality improvement projects and will require the ability to work independently as well as within a team environment. Must be able to solicit and offer constructive feedback in a positive manner. Must be a skilled communicator, possess proficient computer skills, be detail oriented, adaptable, organized, and demonstrate high levels of accuracy and thoroughness in all tasks. Must have a current, valid driver’s license and must be willing and able to safely operate a motor vehicle as part of the job responsibilities.
The starting pay for this position was recently adjusted. The minimum hourly rate for this position will now be $18.50/hour. All pay rates will be based on candidate’s experience.
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.